|The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. CloudPassage manages both the white paper and the online educational material section of the Cloud Security Alliance Web site.|
|CloudPassage is a member of OpenStack, an organization that provides open source software for building clouds. Created to drive industry standards, end cloud lock-in and speed cloud adoption, OpenStack is a common, open platform for both public and private clouds with the support of over 150 industry leading companies, more than 2,600 global project participants and 100,000+ downloads. The open source cloud operating system enables businesses to manage compute, storage and networking resources via a self-service portal and APIs on standard hardware at massive scale.|
|The mission of the Open Virtualization Alliance is to foster the adoption of KVM as an open virtualization alternative, accelerate the emergence of an ecosystem of third-party solutions around KVM, increase overall awareness and understanding of KVM, encourage interoperability, promote best practices and highlight examples of customer successes. CloudPassage has joined the Open Virtualization Alliance, which includes founding members BMC Software, Eucalyptus Systems, HP, IBM, Intel, Red Hat, Inc. and SUSE.|
|CloudPassage is an active member of the PCI-DSS cloud security Special Interest Group (SIG). The PCI Security Standards Council is an open global forum, launched in 2006, that is responsible for the development, management, education, and awareness of the PCI Security Standards, including the Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), and PIN Transaction Security (PTS) requirements.|
The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. CloudPassage is involved in both the development, as well as the delivery of SANS security courseware. SANS is the most trusted, and by far the largest, source for information security training and security certification in the world. In addition to world-class training, SANS offers certification via the ANSI accredited GIAC security certification program. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners in varied global organizations from corporations to universities working together to help the entire information security community.